PHARMACOGNOSTIC STUDY OF GUAZUMA ULMIFOLIA

Jayshree U Patil, S D Biradar
2016 International Research Journal of Pharmacy  
Guazuma ulmifolia Lamk is a small sized tree belongs to family Sterculaceae. The leaves and fruits are used by rustics of Latur district to treat gastrointestinal problems, dermatological and pulmonary infections. Pharmacognostic studies were carried out for evaluation of drugs and to detect adulteration. It includes dermal characters like stomata, trichomes and anatomical features etc. The plant was analyzed for its preliminary screening of phytocehmicals. The results reveals that the presence
more » ... s that the presence of active constituents comprising alkaloids, glycosides, terpenoides etc. The generated data may provide the basis of its wide use as the therapeutic agent in the traditional and folk medicine.
doi:10.7897/2230-8407.04425 fatcat:fiy42tdzhrfdne7f5yqnrzufdq